Olive Oil May Affect How Genes Function
A new study shows that olive oil consumption may change the way genes function, reducing cardiovascular risk.
Top 5 Health Benefits of Olive Oil
Its effects are still not fully understood, yet some ways olive oil can preserve and improve human health have been firmly established.
Important Minor Compounds in Olive Oil
The most important minor compounds of olive appear in low concentration, however they have a significant positive effect on human health.
Researchers Say New Tool Measures Olive Oil ‘Healthfulness’
The health benefits of a specific olive oil could be easier to assess with a new Greek system to measure the content of key compounds.
High-Fat Meal with Olive Oil Can Have Immediate Positive Effects
A new study shows that the positive effects the Mediterranean diet can have on the heart are immediate.
Olive Oil May Help Protect Skin from the Aging Effects of the Sun
New research suggests that a high intake of olive oil and other monounsaturated fats may protect the skin against sun-related aging.
Olive Oil Byproduct Rich in Antioxidants
According to Moroccan researchers olive mill wastewater is rich in antioxidants and can potentially be used in beverages.
Olives a Potential Source of Probiotics
New research published in the International Journal of Food Microbiology has paved the way for the novel use of olives as a source of probiotics in our diets.
Adding 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil Can Improve Blood Vessel Function
The addition of a small amount of olive oil to the diet appears to improve blood vessel function according to a new study by U.S. and Italian researchers
U.K. Watchdog Okays Unilever’s ‘Less Saturated Fat than Olive Oil’ Claim
Ads claiming Unilever’s Flora Cuisine cooking oil provides “45 percent less saturated fat than olive oil" can stay on TV after the UK advertising watchdog found they are unlikely to mislead viewers.
Olive Oil May Protect Bones
A new study by Spanish researchers shows that adding olive oil to the diet may help preserve bone.
New Molecule from Olive Antioxidant Could Reduce HIV Transmission
Research has led to the development of a new molecule from hydroxytyrosol, a potent antioxidant found in olives, to reduce risk of HIV virus transmission.